In July 2016, Ontario will be introducing tougher safety standards for used vehicles. This is the first time the Ontario Ministry of Transport (MTO) will have changed the standards in 42 years. Now in order for a used vehicle to be rated as roadworthy, it must pass a new set of requirements that will become effective on July 1st.Areas affected include all ten sections of the Passenger/Light Duty Vehicle Inspection Standard, also known as Regulation 611. A vehicle’s powertrain, suspension, brakes, steering, instruments, lamps, electrical, body, tires, wheels and coupling devices all have new checks included in the revised Regulation.
Some of the changes include:
Read more about the revised vehicle safety standards and contact us with any questions.